Field Hockey BC (FHBC) is the Provincial Sports Organization (PSO) dedicated to supporting and developing field hockey in the province of British Columbia. In partnership with Field Hockey Canada (FHC), we provide opportunities for British Columbians to experience the challenges and rewards of the exciting sport of field hockey. Whether you are a player, official, coach, administrator or spectator, FHBC is committed to operating with integrity, openness and respect to ensure that our tradition of field hockey excellence is preserved in British Columbia and that our sport is open to people of all ages, skill levels and abilities.
We are dedicated to provide British Columbians with opportunities to experience the rewards and challenges of field hockey.
To be recognized as leaders and innovators in sport throughout Canada and the World. To further develop the infrastructure to provide effective governance and leadership for the sport of field hockey in British Columbia, and promote partnerships to increase participation in the province.
- To ensure that excellence is the cornerstone of all programming
- To create a field hockey experience that is fun, rewarding, and challenging for all participants
- To be inclusive: our sport is open to people of all ages, skill levels and abilities
- To operate with integrity, openness, and respect
- To be responsible and accountable to our field hockey community in all we do on behalf of our sport
- To uphold the tradition of field hockey excellence in British Columbia
Field Hockey BC plays an important role in providing essential services to our membership and up to date information for anyone interested in becoming involved with the sport of field hockey. These services include the provision of support, management and opportunity at a number of progressive levels for athletes, officials, and coaches alike. Below are examples of some of the services FHBC organizes, administrates and delivers.
Coaching and Officiating:
Coach Education Courses and Certification Opportunities
Officials Courses and Certification Opportunities
Coach and Official Resource Library
In Service Coach and Athlete Workshops
Our Coaching Information
Our Umpiring Information
Athlete and Coach Development:
An extensive High Performance Athlete Program
Regional Athlete Development Program
Provincial Athlete Development Program
Annual Touring Opportunities
Our Athlete and Coach Development Programs
Youth and Schools Development:
- National Elementary School and Middle School Program (NSP)
- NSP School Festivals
- Youth Development Program
Our School Programs
Regional High Performance Tournaments
International ‘Open’ Tournaments
High Performance Invitational Tournaments
Funding and Promotion:
The administration and management of Funding Applications for athlete, official and coach support
The promotion of the sport through Marketing and Advertising
In partnership with host clubs:
Organization and Administration for all age group Provincial Club Championship Tournaments
Provincial Club Championships Information
National and International Tournaments:
In partnership with Field Hockey Canada (FHC):
Assist with the Organization and Administration of visiting International Team Events.
Host and organize wherever possible Tournaments within the National Championship program
Our National Events
Assisting Club Development
Supporting Club Infrastructure
Field Hockey BC Governance
Field Hockey BC employs full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees who oversee and manage the administrative responsibilities of the annual program. The Society is governed by a Board of Directors and all employees are responsible to this Board.
Field Hockey BC Staffing:
Executive Director (full-time) – Responsible for the strategic direction and day to day management of the Society
Head Provincial Coach and Performance Manager (full-time) – Responsible for the development of Athletes and Coaches within the FHBC Athlete Development and Performance Program, and for the delivery oversight of the National Coach Certification Program (NCCP)
Head Regional Coach (full-time) – Responsible for the development of Athletes and Coaches within the FHBC Regional Program, and for the delivery oversight of the FHBC Provincial Coach Education Program (PCE) and for the FHBC Elementary, Middle, and High Schools Program
Athlete Program Manager (full-time) – Responsible for the administration and management of the FHBC Athlete Development and Performance Program
Accounts Manager (part-time .75) – Responsible for the management of the day to day accounts and end of year audit preparation for the Society
Events and Officials Coordinator (full-time) – Responsible for the operational organization both ahead of and during FHBC and select FHC events, and for the logistical support to the officiating portfolio
Member Services and Communications Coordinator (full-time) – Responsible for the management of the Society website, database, social media, newsletter, member services and for additional administrative support where necessary
Regional Lead Coach (part-time) – Responsible for the delivery of athlete and coach support services to their respective region (Vancouver Island)
View the current Staff Contact List
Field Hockey BC Board of Directors:
The following positions are designed to support all aspects of FHBC service delivery. All Directors are voted in for a two year term and the positions are undertaken on a voluntary basis:
Business Development Director
Athlete Program Director
View the current Board of Directors List
The Voice of Field Hockey BC – The Membership
FHBC holds its Annual General Meeting in February each year. This meeting is the membership’s opportunity to help develop our strategic plan and ensure that the Society is moving the sport forward in a beneficial and progressive fashion for all.
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Field Hockey BC – “Furthering Your Opportunities”